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About Dr. Azad

Dr. Azad joined Northern Illinois University during July 2001.  He has attracted around $1.7M for research and development projects and has published around 100 technical papers, edited books and book chapter.

He is in leadership role with a number of professional bodies as well as managing editorial responsibilities for technical journals.  Dr. Azad is a proposal reviewer for National Science Foundation, European Union Research Framework Programs, and Australian Researh Council.  He was a program evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).


Ph.D. 1994, Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Teaching and Research Interests:

Internet accessible remote laboratory, Embedded systems, Mobile robotics, Computer and Real-time control, Mechatronics and Educational research.

Brief Resume (pdf)


Abul Azad

Abul KM Azad, Ph.D.

Fulbright Scholar
Professor, Department of Technology
Northern Illinois University, USA.

Remote Laboratory Book

Adaptive Mobile Robotics Book

Remote Laboratory

Renewable Energy Data